Textbook reflects the current level of development of social security law , the judicial practice of its implementation, the issues in dispute to be solved. Particular attention is paid to issues related to financing the social security system, ensuring its stability and warranty. The manual includes a section on regulatory frameworks social security abroad. Structure and volume of the material presented in the textbook , the curriculum meets the National Research University "Higher School of Economics" and takes into account the latest provisions of the legislation in this area. Its main objective - to help students in mastering the basic theoretical knowledge of the issues of social security law and the ability to navigate the complex legislation in the industry. At the end of chapters are questions for self . The manual is prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Federal state educational standard of higher education and the third generation includes the entire list of topics needed to build the required competencies and skills. Designed for bachelors, masters and PhD students of higher educational institutions , practitioners and all those interested in issues of social security law.